Sustainable Solutions

Let’s create a sustainable world altogether!

LG Chem is a global leading diversified chemical company and Sustainability is one of LG Chem’s core values. We believe that building a Sustainable Economy will be Disruptive. Moreover, solving the Sustainability/ESG issues we face will require significant Cooperation and Collaboration from every stakeholder in the industry ecosystem. Through LG Chem Global Innovation Challenge, we crave to advance our Disruptive Innovation journey, together with your entrepreneurial vision, purpose and spirit.

Scale your solution for global-sized impact

Our first global monumental event centered on startup collaborations, the LG Chem Global Innovation Challenge will give startups worldwide the opportunity to scale their solution with our solid proof of concept process. Here is what we are offering:


Admission and access to LG Chem’s global business network


Various types of funding with the size of 9 billion USD up to 2025 in total


Collaboration opportunities with a variety of experts towards commercialization

Collaborate to connect science to life for a better future with sustainable solutions

We are looking for sustainable solutions in the following domains:

Circular Plastics

Carbon Utilization

Renewable Hydrogen

Sustainable Battery

"With LG Chem recently announcing our blueprint for sustainable investment by 2025, I believe LGCGIC could provide tangible opportunities for outstanding startups from around the world"

Jaywin Lee, Vice President, Head of M&A department

"For the LGCIC, we have set three distinctive goals in terms of sustainability, alongside enlisted topics, which will play a significant role in LG Chem's sustainable growth business, so I hope this event helps founders from around the world to break out from their huddles"

Sanghyub Lee, Vice President, Head of Corporate Strategy department

"I expect this event is not only an extraordinary chance for bold entrepreneurs and innovative technologies, but also for us since we could show you the willingness and energy that LG Chem could have in terms of scaling sustainable solutions"

Seungsuk Yoo, Head of Open Innovation department

"At LG Chem, our vision is to 'connect science to life for a better future.' There are so many important challenges today and we want to promote the promising technology to solve them. This starts from the partnerships with innovators; that is what we seek with our Global Innovation Challenge. Come join us!"

Beomgi Lee (Head of BSC US)

"I am glad to tell you that it is the first meaningful event hosted by LG Chem Europe GmbH. I believe you can find a hidden clue for your achievements and get fruitful results to match the effort we put into your solution."

Choong Hee Lee, Head of Business Service Center (EMEA)

Join us in connecting science to life for a better future